Man bites off golfer’s finger to the knuckle in Massachusetts golf club

A man allegedly bit a golfer’s finger on the southers Marsh Golf Club on Friday.

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A fight between two golfers on a Massachusetts golf club turned bloody Friday, when one of the men off of the other player’s finger, reports said.

The police was called to the southers Marsh Golf Club in Plymouth around 6:30 p.m. for a report of an “altercation” between two players, Plymouth police chief Michael Botieri told Boston25 News. When they arrived, they found a man suffering a bite injury to the hand.”

A 47-year-old man, who was not identified, was arrested at the scene and charged with mayhem.


The fire brigade came on the spot and discovered the victim had his thumb bitten off to the knuckle, WCVB reported.

“Be advised an update of the PD. Apparently, there are two foursomes which was in a change and there is already a finger bitten off…of the victim to the main road between three carts,” the coordinator said, according to the station.

The man was taken to the hospital and treated for his bite injury. His condition as of Sunday was not released.

It is unclear what sparked the fight or alcohol was involved.

In Massachusetts, a charge of mayhem means that the “intent to maim or disfigure.” The cost carries up to 20 years in prison.

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter via @bykatherinelam

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